As you prepare for beach season, there are many tough decisions you’re going to have to face if you don’t want to scare off your fellow (female) beach go-ers: how much sunscreen should I leave on my nose? How long can I suck in my belly before I pass out? Do I have to do any manscaping (hopefully not)?

But the most important decision, the one that either sets you up for success or dooms you to failure, is what swimsuit you wear.

So, to help you with that choice, SlamXStyle, a weekly rundown of what’s good and what’s a nightmare to wear, gives you a set of 5 bathing suits that you need to avoid, mostly because they’ll make you look a knock-off version of movie characters. Click through the gallery above.

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Bathing Suits